Quality of Life Indicators in Context – October 2014

Focus on US Employment —  October 2014 Update By Hazel Henderson Total nonfarm payroll employment in September rose by 248,000 which lowers the unemployment rate to 5.9%. August’s jobs were revised from 142,000 to 180,000, and July rose by a revised 180,000 – a combined 69,000 jobs more than previously …

Big Money Looking For Green Investments : AltEnergyStocks.com

Big Money Looking For Green Investments : AltEnergyStocks.com Big Money Looking For Green Investments Posted: 26 Sep 2014 07:18 AM PDT Sean Kidney Climate Finance session at UN Summit is electric.  Insurers go wild with promises; investors plead for green investments; Jim Kim almost breaks out in song about green …

Electric Climate Finance session at UN Summit: insurers go wild with promises; investors plead for green investments; Jim Kim almost breaks out in song about green bonds

  Electric Climate Finance session at UN Summit: insurers go wild with promises; investors plead for green investments; Jim Kim almost breaks out in song about green bonds It’s the day after the UN Climate Summit party in New York. Yes I do feel as if I’m hungover; but it …

How Measuring The Economy Differently Could Increase Gender Equality

Every three months, the government takes the temperature of the economy by releasing Gross Domestic Product, or GDP, figures. GDP goes up: the economy is supposedly healthy. GDP goes down: there’s a bug (or an all-out contagion, as during the Great Recession). But GDP — which adds up the value …

Voices from Delaware Are Speaking Out Against Anonymous Company Ownership

August 27, 2014 Latest GFI Blogs Voices from Delaware Are Speaking Out Against Anonymous Company Ownership China’s Corrupt Economic Fugitives are Finding a Home in the U.S. Messi and the International Impunity System Join Us for Our Upcoming Conference on Illicit Financial Flows in Brazil  Illicit Finance Journalism Programme Lauches …

UN Member States Receive Report on Finance for Sustainable Development

Commentary by Hazel Henderson, Editor-in-Chief Good News from Mr. WU! The UN Report on Finance for Sustainable Development shows the global economics paradigm shifting: from today’s financial model of the global casino dominated by high-frequency trading and multi-trillions in derivative positions far exceeding the real world economy’s GDP – to …

Small Chinese cities steer away from GDP

More than 70 Chinese smaller cities and counties have dropped gross domestic product as a performance metric for government officials, in an effort to shift the focus to environmental protection and reducing poverty. The move, which follows a directive issued by top leaders last year, is among the first concrete …

The Center for Partnership Studies’ Caring Economy Campaign (CEC) is delighted to share exciting news with you,

  NEWSLETTER   August 2014   IN THIS ISSUE Updates: Public Policy – Social Wealth Economic Indicators #Caring Economy Twitter Chat Social Wealth Data Points Caring Economy Story Sharing Project Leadership and Learning Programs Coalition & Movement-Building Member Spotlight: Great Work Cultures Funding and Support Announcements QUICK LINKS   Become …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI – Africa Leaders Summit: America’s Dirty Little Secret

  Wednesday, August 6, 2014 From the Global Financial Integrity Blog:     Join Us for Our Upcoming Conference on Illicit Financial Flows in Brazil      Illicit Finance Jounralism Programme Lauches Fourth Training Project      Debate in Delaware on Anonymous Companies    Why Wildlife Trafficking and Anonymous Companies …